Claire Louise Mather is a Yorkshire based contemporary artist who creates stitched drawings and threaded paintings.
Claire’s work focuses on exploring the transformative nature of exhausted materials through ascribing them a new status.
Old maps and vintage book pages are regenerated into a fabric canvas and then, using the needle as a pen, these sometimes minimalistic yet effective sketches are created using free machine embroidery.
By combining discarded publications, found materials and digital images this unusual artwork seamlessly blends photography, collage and stitch.
The outcomes are designed to challenge preconceptions of traditional embroidery and blur the boundaries between illustration and textiles.
We are delighted to welcome Claire back to Heart Gallery with her new pieces for our textile exhibition FIBRE.
You can follow Claire Louise Mather on Instagram and do pop in soon to see her work.